asian cup 2018

OPINION: Why women's football isn't criticised like men's

OPINION: Why women's football isn't criticised like men's

It's a topic I've picked up on over the last six months and it was raised again last week after the Matildas performances at the Asian Cup. 24 Apr 2018
3 things we learnt: Asian Cup Final

3 things we learnt: Asian Cup Final

The Matildas must settle for second after a beautiful, late strike from Kumi Yokoyama secured Japan the 2018 AFC Asian Cup. 21 Apr 2018
Stajcic: It's probably the best we've played

Stajcic: It's probably the best we've played

The Matildas had arguably their best performance of the Asian Cup but fell at the final hurdle as they did four years ago. 21 Apr 2018
Asian Cup Final - How Twitter reacted

Asian Cup Final - How Twitter reacted

It was one of the best performances by the Matildas during the 2018 AFC Women's Asian Cup but despite the dominance, they went down 1-0 to Japan. 21 Apr 2018
Japan haunts the Matildas once again

Japan haunts the Matildas once again

Reigning champions Japan will hold on to their title as they nab their second consecutive Asian Cup after a gutsy 1-0 win over the Matildas this morning. 21 Apr 2018
Lisa De Vanna: Five Asian Cups

Lisa De Vanna: Five Asian Cups

Early tomorrow morning, the Matildas take on Japan in Australia's fourth Asian Cup Final and one player has been there for each one, Lisa De Vanna. 20 Apr 2018
Asian Cup Final Preview: Australia v Japan

Asian Cup Final Preview: Australia v Japan

Now the dust has settled on the nerve-racking semifinal, the Matildas prepare for the final of the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup against a formidable and familiar opponent, Japan. 20 Apr 2018
Stajcic: I never said it would be an easy game

Stajcic: I never said it would be an easy game

It wasn't the result those watching the Matildas game against Thailand on early Wednesday morning were expecting. 19 Apr 2018
3 things learnt: Australia v Thailand

3 things learnt: Australia v Thailand

The circumstances were less than ideal but the Matildas have made it to the final of the 2018 Asian Cup. 18 Apr 2018
Matildas through to final in dramatic fashion

Matildas through to final in dramatic fashion

Australia is through to the final of the Asian Cup after another nailbiter. 18 Apr 2018
Preview: Australia v Thailand

Preview: Australia v Thailand

The draw against Japan saw the Matildas book a World Cup spot and a semi-final against Thailand with the winner to progress to the Asian Cup final. 17 Apr 2018
Japan v Matildas: 3 things we learnt

Japan v Matildas: 3 things we learnt

Sam Kerr nets equalizing goal in the final five minutes of regulation time at the 2018 AFC Asian Cup, sending the Matildas to the 2019 World Cup. 14 Apr 2018
Pic special: Japan v Australia Asian Cup

Pic special: Japan v Australia Asian Cup

Early this morning the Matildas secured World Cup qualification after a 1-1 draw against Japan. There were tense moments as Japan scored first but star strikers, Sam Kerr, hit back with less than four minutes of regular time to go to send the Matildas to the semi-finals of the Asian Cup and book their ticket to France next year. 14 Apr 2018
Draw sends Matildas to World Cup

Draw sends Matildas to World Cup

The Matildas are through to the semi-finals of the 2018 Asian Cup and are off to next year’s FIFA Women’s World Cup in France after a 1-1 cliffhanger against Japan. 14 Apr 2018
Preview: Japan v Australia

Preview: Japan v Australia

In their final group match of the Asian Cup, Australia will face defending champions and long-time rivals Japan after coming off a solid 8-0 win over Vietnam. 13 Apr 2018
Matildas put eight past Vietnam

Matildas put eight past Vietnam

The Matildas have recorded their first win of the 2018 Asian Cup with a convincing 8-0 defeat of Vietnam to move to the top of Group B. 11 Apr 2018
Preview: Vietnam v Matildas

Preview: Vietnam v Matildas

The Matildas will be looking to secure an all-important three points against Vietnam after taking away a one-point from their opening match. 10 Apr 2018
Australia v South Korea: 3 things we learnt

Australia v South Korea: 3 things we learnt

The Matildas kicked off their 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup campaign with a frustrating goalless draw against South Korea. 8 Apr 2018
Stalemate in opening Asian Cup match

Stalemate in opening Asian Cup match

In their first match of the Women’s Asian Cup 2018, the Matildas met the Korea Republic in a scoreless draw. 8 Apr 2018
Preview: Matildas v South Korea

Preview: Matildas v South Korea

After taking home fourth place at the Algarve Cup last month, the Matildas are kicking off their campaign to bring home silverware at the 2018 AFC Women’s Asian Cup. 7 Apr 2018
Meet the Matildas

Meet the Matildas

It has been two years since the Matildas have played in a big international tournament and The Women's Game are here to introduce the 23 players selected for the Asian Cup. 5 Apr 2018